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Finance Manager With Progression to Financial Controller - East Lothian

£45,000 - £55,000 - Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2091 Date Posted: Thursday 17 May 2018
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An exceptional opportunity for a Finance Manager with progression to Financial Controller has arisen in East Lothian.

The Company

This dynamic business has evolved considerably over the five years as a result of significant diversification and the introduction of additional revenue streams. They are now in the process of refreshing and strengthen their senior management team presenting an ideal opportunity to attract and develop an impressive senior finance professional that has the capability of progressing to Financial Controller level within the near future.

The Role

The position of Finance Manager will report to and deputise for Finance Director, furthermore you will partner with commercial directorate team to provide valuable insight, direction and guidance. To be considered for this opportunity you must be a qualified Accountant and have a strong commercial industry background such as engineering, manufacturing, FMCG, retail etc.

On Offer

The position of Senior Finance Manager will offer a salary of £40,000 - £55,000 plus a competitive benefits package including bonus & pension. The office premises are located in East Lothian with parking facilities onsite and easily commutable from Edinburgh.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to and deputising for the Finance Director       
  • Partnering with the commercial directorate team to provide valuable insight, direction and guidance
  • Managing a small finance team
  • Production of monthly reporting packs
  • Variance analysis with ability to challenges discrepancies
  • Commercial analysis –  KPI’s, costs, sales, margins, products, pricing, contracts etc.
  • Budget setting and monitoring
  • Short, medium and long-term forecasting & cashflow analysis
  • Assisting with ERP development
  • Assisting with statutory accounts & returns
  • Adhoc duties

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified Accountant – ESSENTIAL
  • Strong commercial background - engineering, manufacturing, FMCG, retail etc.
  • Staff supervisory or people management experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson on 0131 603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion.